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Sarcoid associated with infection by Habronema spp. in equines in Brazil / Sarcoide associado à infecção por Habronema spp. em equinos no Brasil

Firmino, Millena de Oliveira; Alves, Rodrigo Cruz; Olinda, Roberio Gomes; Carneiro Júnior, Manoel Simões; Miranda Neto, Eldinê Gomes de; Riet-Correa, Franklin; Dantas, Antônio Flávio Medeiros.
Acta Sci. vet.; 44(supl): 01-04, 2016. ilus
Artigo em Português | VETINDEX | ID: vti-14976


Background: Equine sarcoid, supposed to be caused by infection with bovine papillomavirus type 1 or 2, is usually observed in previously traumatized skin areas, including lesions of habronemosis due to inoculation of third stage larvae in ulcerated wounds by Musca domestica or Stomoxys calcitrans. Little is known about the occurrence of diseases associated with equine sarcoid, mainly because limitations on clinical diagnosis, due to the different skin diseases that have to be considered as differential diagnoses. This report aimed to describe three cases of equine sarcoid associated with habronemosis in horses in the semiarid region of Northeastern Brazil. Cases: Three cases of sarcoid associated with habronemosis in equines were diagnosed at the Animal Pathology Laboratory of the Veterinary Hospital of the Federal University of Campina Grande, Patos, Paraíba. Case 1. A 5-year-old female showed in the ventral branch of the mandible a nodule of 3 cm in diameter, partially covered with skin and hair intercepted by areas of irregular surface with yellow-red ulcerations. The cut surface was formed by whitish and firm tissue. Case 2. It was a biopsy from a 4-year-old mare, who was not informed of the macroscopic characteristics of the lesion. Case 3. A 5-year-old horse presenting a nodular mass in the region of the tarsal-metatarsal joint, measuring 8.0x5.0x3.0 cm with an irregular [...](AU)
Biblioteca responsável: BR68.1
Localização: BR68.1